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Former Le Mans racer Watts comes out as gay

LONDON Retired Le Mans racer Danny Watts has come out as gay, saying he had never felt able to be open about his sexuality while competing in the sport.


Hamilton has 'zero problems' with Bottas 1:40pm GMT

LONDON Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments about not wanting to share data with Formula One team mates and says he has "zero problems" with new Mercedes arrival Valtteri Bottas.

Sauber aim for return to midfield with new F1 car 12:27pm GMT

LONDON Sauber presented their new Formula One car on Monday, celebrating the Swiss-based team's 25 years in the sport with golden lettering but little in the way of sponsorship branding on the blue and white machine.


Williams retain Di Resta as reserve driver 9:44am GMT

LONDON Britain's Paul Di Resta will continue as reserve driver for Williams this season, the Formula One team announced on Monday.


Wolff and Lauda renew Mercedes F1 contracts to 2020 9:29am GMT

LONDON Mercedes team bosses and shareholders Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have agreed new contracts to the end of 2020, the Formula One world champions said on Monday.


Argentine Bielsa to return to Ligue 1 as Lille coach 19 Feb 2017

PARIS Marcelo Bielsa will return to Ligue 1 next season when he takes charge of Lille two years after leaving Olympique de Marseille unexpectedly.


Formula E achieves a first with Buemi and driverless cars 18 Feb 2017

BUENOS AIRES Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi became the first driver to win three Formula E rounds in a row on Saturday with Argentine fans also witnessing another milestone with a 'race' between two driverless cars on the streets of Buenos Aires.


Brawn to meet teams, says there's no quick fix for F1 17 Feb 2017

LONDON Liberty Media wants to steer Formula One towards a "better place" but there are no quick fixes for the sport's evident problems, newly-appointed motorsport head Ross Brawn has said ahead of talks with teams.

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